FactSet Research Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:FDS)

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FactSet Research
Updated on : Aug 18, 2017
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FDS 159 (0%)
S&P 500 2425.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Aug 18, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Business Information Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
30.2%
Sector Average:
8.7%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
575M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.09
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$92.3M
Net Income:
$65.4M
Dividend Yield
FDS dividend yield:
1.3%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
FDS PS :
5.3
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
37.8%
Return on Equity:
66.5%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
27%
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FactSet Research Analysis Video

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View FactSet Research stock analysis video. This is our FDS analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for FDS stock.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. Stock Rating (3.9/5)

Our FactSet Research stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This FactSet Research stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q3 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy FDS stock?

  • The TTM operating margin was good at 30.2% for FactSet Research.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 29% for FactSet Research.
  • FactSet Research has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 37.8%
  • Return On Equity (ROE) which is a measure of the company's profitability, looks great for FactSet Research at 66.5%.
  • The company has a good Free Cash Flow (FCF) margin of 27%.

Should you sell FDS stock?

  • FactSet Research is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  1.09.
  • FDS stock is trading at a PS multiple of 5.3, which is a negative when compared to the Business Information Services industry average multiple of 1.6.

Comments on this video and FactSet Research stock

tavern123 on FactSet Research stock analysis ($163.21)
neutral
I believe that FDS is well priced. I do not see cause for sustained growth, but neither for drastic weakening. (Where would sustained growth come from?)Could it be placed into play, that is the question?
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